Primary Education News

2 Aug '14

News Secret Teacher: I was told to ignore a child's autism to keep fees coming in

Private school teaching had its perks well-behaved students and a work-life balance but the emphasis was on protecting the school's bank account not pupilsAs I read a story to my year 1 pupils, I felt a whack on my arm. I knew immediately that it was Sara, a girl in my class with autism. But I couldn't say that because if I did she might leave, and the private school l worked for was worried about losing out on fees. Make sense to you? No, it didn't to me either. Continue reading...

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